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Now That Dadfords Has Ceased Trading…

Now That Dadfords Has Ceased Trading…

As we are sure you have heard Dadfords has recently ceased trading. If you were using Dadfords as one of your labs for school photography then no need to worry as everything has been seamlessly passed over to Sherwoods and will continue to function as normal. So, if you were using Dadfords for printing other ...
Introducing…Collages

Introducing…Collages

We are excited to start the launch of the new collage feature. Designed with both you and your customer in mind allowing you to offer a bespoke, high-end product to clients and boost your profits without increasing your workload. Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! Christmas Page Sets ...
Christmas Page Set 2019

Christmas Page Set 2019

We understand that Christmas is a busy time for everyone, especially when you’re trying to run and manage a small business. To help lighten the load, we have made a simple and easy to use page set. Related posts: Preparing Your Business For Father’s Day Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! Christmas Page Sets 2017! 8 ...
The New Accordion Page

The New Accordion Page

Due to popular demand, we are pleased to introduce a new page type, the new accordion page. The accordion page allows you to write a question and then answer it without filling your page with text and making it look overwhelming to a visitor. The “accordion” side of the page means that if a visitor ...
6 Ways To Add Festive Cheer To Your Website

6 Ways To Add Festive Cheer To Your Website

I know, October seems a little soon to be thinking about adding some festive cheer to your website. However, it is never too soon to start preparing your website for Christmas. For most small businesses, Christmas is the most profitable retail holiday of the year. It is a prime opportunity to offer special discounts, themed ...
Social Media: Keep It Real…

Social Media: Keep It Real…

We are delighted to introduce a guest post by Stephanie Williamson. Stephanie is a hugely talented family, wedding and fashion photographer and a hilariously funny mother of five. We hope you enjoy her craic-er of a post! Related posts: No related posts. ...
We Are Often Asked…How To Hide A Web Page

We Are Often Asked…How To Hide A Web Page

Some of you might be thinking – why would you put the time and effort into making a web page, only to hide it from potential visitors? Well, it’s a function we are often asked about and for good reason. It is, after all, a very useful trick to have up your sleeve. Related posts: ...
.uk Domains

.uk Domains

A few years back, Nominet (the administrators of UK domain names) launched the .uk domain. For the first five years, only users of .co.uk could buy the .uk equivalent. This was to give the owner of the .co.uk first dibs on the .uk option. That five year period has now expired and anyone can now ...
Landing pages

Landing pages

Landing pages are standalone web pages, created specifically for the purposes of a marketing or an advertising campaign. There is a strange statistic that says less than half of all UK websites in the B2B marketplace use landing pages. Related posts: No related posts. ...
Film

Film

It is now universally accepted and proven that film is the most consumed type of content. It’s partly because it is so easy to create by everyone with a phone, and YouTube is a phenomenally popular platform to consume this content on. Publishers, brands and media companies are also placing a very large part of ...
Profit margins

Profit margins

Sadly, the costs of living and running a business are always going to rise. The consistent challenge for any business is how to reflect this in the prices charged to protect one’s profit margins. No customer welcomes news about price increases, and the truth be told, no photographer likes sharing this news either. Large businesses ...
The Complete Online Solution For School Photographers

The Complete Online Solution For School Photographers

We know that when our customer’s requirements change our workflows must follow. Nowadays, most schools require a way of viewing, ordering and paying for images online. This is so that admin tasks lie with you, the photographer, and not the school. With the online solution for school photography you can: Use traditional proofing cards designed ...
Download Thumbnail Sizes

Download Thumbnail Sizes

By popular request, we have a new thumbnail feature for you. If you have enabled “allow free downloads to anyone” in the access rights of any collection, then the bulk download button will now also include a thumbnail download option. So, if your customer only requires thumbnails, they can now download the complete collection instantly. ...
Updates To The HTML5 Uploader

Updates To The HTML5 Uploader

You may have noticed that there have been some changes to the HTML5 uploader. This includes the addition of selecting a folder to upload, rather than just files. The benefit of this is that you can now upload a complete file structure in one go – perfect for schools where you want to upload multiple ...
Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers

People often need incentives to make purchases, especially in a retail climate which is shifting towards purchasing less. Buying is now a more considered affair where company credentials are being studied, as well as the product which is being sized up. Ethical values, financial transparency, sustainable supply chains, locally-sourced materials, satisfactory employee conditions – these ...
Select Favourites Submissions

Select Favourites Submissions

Previously, when your customer selected favourites you always received an email with links to various work paths. This allowed you to either download the order or send the images selected by the client to someone else. Now, due to popular request, there is a new option available where you can copy the customer’s selection of ...
Stripe

Stripe

Today we have a new feature to announce. We have recently integrated with Stripe so that you can now accept payments directly from your customers, via Stripe, for all print and product sales. Related posts: The Complete Online Solution! PR – essential for your business? Why Use DS Domains? 10to8: Appointment Scheduling Software ...
New Checkout Verifications

New Checkout Verifications

We just wanted to let you know about a few small updates we are making to the checkout area. These updates are being made to accommodate new regulations of SCA (Strong Customer Authentification) which must be in place by mid-September. This extra verification is processed via the banks as an additional security check when customers ...
No Crop Option

No Crop Option

In the past, if orders were fulfilled by a lab, the customer would have always needed to crop the image to exactly match the geometry of the product that they were ordering. Related posts: October Round Up! Too much time ‘in’ the business rather than ‘on’ the business The Discount You Need For The January ...
Have you tried any fancy moves yet?

Have you tried any fancy moves yet?

If you are using either of the responsive layouts you can add movement to your stack pages. This not only attracts the eye but also gives the visitor a great visual experience when visiting your website. Related posts: Should You DIY Your Website Or Hire A Designer? Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! 5 Ways To ...
Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel, that’s a new term! And one you should know about. If your business does not rely on the digital retail tsunami that is putting our high streets to the sword, do not read any further! In the very likely event, you are continuing to read, then your website is of utmost importance. The ...